Think Bilingual Austin’s Outreach Program offers workshops and classes to families, schools and other institutions to provide hands-on understanding on how families and individuals can support bilingualism and multiculturalism in their home. Think Bilingual Austin also partners with other organizations and nonprofits to reach underserved communities..
To learn more about our workshops and classes, contact Angela Pack Zia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2017 Think Bilingual Austin Participating Events:
NABE Pre-Conference Session, February 22, 2017. Learn how bilingual education can help develop skills important for success in STEAM related disciplines.
Univision Familia & Hogar Expo, March 25, 2017 from 10 am to 2 pm. Join us at as our team hosts on workshops on the importance of bilingualism and types of activities parents can do with their children to promote bilingualism in their home. Visit our booth for some fun bilingual activities and a chance to win a kid’s t-shirt. Think Bilingual Austin in the News: Univision, La importancia de ser bilingüe
Fuerza Latinx, Serving and Understanding the Strengths of the Emerging Majority, hosted by TACHE ACC Chapter, April 20, 2017, 8:00 am -12:00 pm. Think Bilingual Austin’s Angela Pack Zia will present Hiring a Talented Workforce: The Benefits of Bilingualism.
2017 Adelante Conference by AAABE, April 21-22, 2017. “¡Adelante! is an educator‐led conference focused on Bilingual/Dual Language education in Central Texas. This conference is a forum for educators to share their experiences with other educators, to disperse insight and innovations in teaching and learning that occur daily on campuses throughout the region, and to ignite conversations among educators about working with bilingual students, families, and communities.” Parents are welcome and encouraged to come!
CelebrAsia Austin Food and Heritage Festival, May 6, 11 am – 3 pm. “Get ready for the Year of the Mango, the new theme for the AARC’s fourth annual CelebrASIA Austin Food & Heritage Festival celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Month! Enjoy various Asian/Pacific foods, culinary demonstrations, cultural performances, kids’ activities, arts and merchandise available for sale and the very popular Country Experience Rooms to explore Asian countries and Pacific Island regions!” Think Bilingual Austin will be hosting a booth at the event with fun activities for children.
The World Language Festival, Pecan Springs Elementary, June 5-15. Think Bilingual Austin is providing support and resources to help the Overton Group’s program to offer a free summer language, music and culture festival to children in underserved communities in North East Austin.
ATX Bilingual Education and Art Fair, November 12, 2017